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Scope and Contents Oliphant reports that the little pony mare had a colt foal and that one of their crossbred ponies has been injured.
Dates: 14 June 1907
Scope and Contents Oliphant reports that the last-born colt foal from Ewart's pony mare has died after being injured by some steers or a young bull. He asks what the arrangement will be about the pony mares and whether they are to purchase them from Ewart.
Dates: 16 June 1907
Scope and Contents Oliphant writes about the birth of the first hybrid foal out of one of Ewart's mares, as he suspects that his first letter reporting this has gone missing. He wants to know whether Ewart wishes to take the experiment any further.
Dates: 13 May 1908
Scope and Contents Oliphant writes that he has unfortunately cremated Ewart's Przewalski's foal, as Ewart's telegram arrived too late to instruct otherwise. He reports that another of Ewart's mares has foaled, but that the offspring is male again.
Dates: 22 May 1908
Scope and Contents Oliphant notes that Ewart requested the Przewalski's foal to be sent to the taxidermist Rowland Ward, but he trusts they will not have another mishap as there is only one foal this year. He reports that Ewart's third Przewalski's mare foaled that morning, as well as the Mongolian pony, but the offspring are all males. He asks if Ewart would consider carrying out the experiment further.
Dates: 02 June 1908
Scope and Contents Oliphant writes that as neither the brown pony or the foal is not in good condition, he has recommended that the Duke of Bedford have them destroyed unless Ewart has a particular interest in them. He wonders if Ewart would like the carcase of the foal sent to him.
Dates: 12 August 1908
Scope and Contents Oliphant writes that one of the Przewalski's mares has died after miscarrying her foal. He asks if Ewart could let them have the use of his Przewalski's mare that season to keep the race going. He reports that a Przewalski's foal and two hybrids have been born, but they have not yet been able to approach them to ascertain their gender.
Dates: 26 May 1909
Scope and Contents Oliphant provides details on sending Ewart's Przewalski's mare and foal to Woburn. He reports the death of two of their horses, and that two of the pony mares have foaled.
Dates: 03 June 1909
Scope and Contents Oliphant asks on behalf of the Duke of Bedford whether Ewart wishes to have the female foal out of the Przewalski's mare sent to Woburn in the summer. He remarks that the animal has interestingly taken after the sire rather than showing dominant Przewalski's characteristics.
Dates: 05 February 1910
Scope and Contents Oliphant asks if Ewart himself can't manage to carry ouy the experiment with the female foal out of the Przewalski's mare by the Highland pony and a hybrid male by a Przewalski's stallion out of a pony mare, as space is getting cramped at Woburn. He reports that they are going through with the experiment crossing Nepalese unicorn sheep with Southdown sheep, and they propose to do a similar experiment with Grevy's zebras and French Giant donkeys. The Duke of Bedford also asks Ewart's advice on...
Dates: 11 February 1910